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Best Female albums

Post by bristleposh » 18 Mar 2020, 20:56

Pinched from dot net although it was my idea originally. I was listening to Alanis Morisette's Jagged Little Pill in the bath when I had a thought is this the best album by a female artist ever. Then I had a thought that Tapestry by Carole King would push it close.
I had several other ideas Like Pearl by Janis Joplin
Broken English by Marianne Faithful
Back to Black by Amy Winehouse
Rhapsodies in Black by Exit Eden
Relish by Joan Osborne


The good people of that board have put forward several suggestions a lot of which I have not had the pleasure of hearing but will endeavour to try some in the not to distant future

Elastica by Elastica
Dusty in Memphis
Throwing Muses S/T
P.J. Harvey To Bring You My Love
Nanci Griffith - Lonestar State Of Mind
River Deep, Mountain High--------Tina Turner (I thought Private Dancer was quite good too)
Ladies of the Canyon by Joni Mitchell.
Any album by Kirsty MacColl.
Debut - Bjork.
Hounds of Love - Kate Bush.
Little earthquakes - Tori Amos.
Emmy the Great - First Love
Billie Holiday the essential Billie Holiday: Carnegie Hall concert recorded live (1956)
Joni Mitchell - Blue
Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark
Joni Mitchell - Hissing of Summer Lawns
Joni Mitchell - Hejira
Kate and Anna McGarrigle Debut
Judy Collins - Who Knows Where the Time Goes
Sandy Denny - Sandy
Gillian Welch - The Harrow and the Harvest
Kate Bush - Hounds of Love
Phoebe Bridgers Stranger in the Alps
Billie Marten-Writing of Blues and Yellows
Marika Hackman- I'm Not Your Man
Jesca Hoop- Hunting My Dress
Jesca Hoop-The House That Jack Built
Jesca Hoop-Memories are Now
Last Splash by The Breeders
Blue - Joni Mitchell
The Harrow And The Harvest by Gillian Welch
Skunk Anansie - paranoid and sunburnt
Garbage - garbage
Sleeper - the IT girl
Suzanne Vega - Suzanne Vega
Cyndi Lauper - She's so unusual
Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Dionne Warwick - the Bacharach Songbook
Labelle - Nightbirds
Anna Netrebko - the Russian album
Sinead O'Connor - The Lion And The Cobra
The Go-Go’s. Bought Our lips are sealed
Lionheart - Kate Bush
The Kick Inside - Kate Bush
Ariel - Kate Bush
50 words for snow - Kate Bush
Beth Orton - Trailer Park
Laura Marling - Alas, I Cannot Swim
Lucinda Williams - Car Wheels On A Gravel Road
June Tabor BBC Sessions
Dixie Chicks: "Taking The Long Way"
Maria McKee: "Life Is Sweet"
Cyndi Lauper: "Twelve Deadly Cyns...and Then Some"
Alison Moyet: "Alf"


In another thread they are doing a World Cup of Evil People, some paedophiles, mass murderers, political demigods and Barry Fry still it's fun
If some of you can come up with some other female albums avoid the singer at the front of groups like Blondie, Texas, etc who aren't really fillies but mixed groups. When we have a few perhaps we can do a World Cup of female artists
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Re: Best Female albums

Post by trevormans » 18 Mar 2020, 22:35

Farewell Angelina by Joan Baez

Anything by mary black

Whales and nightingale by judy Collins

North star Grassman by sandy denny

Anything by alison Krauss

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Re: Best Female albums

Post by tonyp » 19 Mar 2020, 11:08

Dolly Parton
Hello, I'm Dolly
Just Because I'm a Woman
In the Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad)
My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy
The Fairest of Them All
The Golden Streets of Glory
Joshua
Coat of Many Colors
Touch Your Woman
My Favorite Songwriter, Porter Wagoner
My Tennessee Mountain Home
Bubbling Over
Jolene
Love Is Like a Butterfly
The Bargain Store
Dolly
All I Can Do
New Harvest...First Gathering
Here You Come Again
Heartbreaker
Great Balls of Fire
Dolly, Dolly, Dolly
9 to 5 and Odd Jobs
Heartbreak Express
Burlap & Satin
The Great Pretender
"Once Upon a Christmas
(with Kenny Rogers)"
Real Love
"Trio
(with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt)"
Rainbow
White Limozeen
Home for Christmas
Eagle When She Flies
Slow Dancing with the Moon
"Honky Tonk Angels
(with Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette)"
Something Special
Treasures
Hungry Again
"Trio II
(with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt)"
Precious Memories
The Grass Is Blue
Little Sparrow
Halos & Horns
For God and Country
Those Were the Days
Backwoods Barbie
Better Day
Blue Smoke
Pure & Simple
I Believe in You
Sha-Kon-O-Hey! Land of Blue Smoke
A Real Live Dolly
"In Concert
(with Ronnie Milsap, Charley Pride, Chet Atkins, Gary Stewart and Jerry Reed)"
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Live and Well
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Re: Best Female albums

Post by tonyp » 19 Mar 2020, 11:10

Anything by
Patsy Cline
Linda Ronstadt
Loretta Lynn
Tammy Wynette
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Re: Best Female albums

Post by bristleposh » 19 Mar 2020, 14:08

tonyp wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 11:08
Dolly Parton
Hello, I'm Dolly
Just Because I'm a Woman
In the Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad)
My Blue Ridge Mountain Boy
The Fairest of Them All
The Golden Streets of Glory
Joshua
Coat of Many Colors
Touch Your Woman
My Favorite Songwriter, Porter Wagoner
My Tennessee Mountain Home
Bubbling Over
Jolene
Love Is Like a Butterfly
The Bargain Store
Dolly
All I Can Do
New Harvest...First Gathering
Here You Come Again
Heartbreaker
Great Balls of Fire
Dolly, Dolly, Dolly
9 to 5 and Odd Jobs
Heartbreak Express
Burlap & Satin
The Great Pretender
"Once Upon a Christmas
(with Kenny Rogers)"
Real Love
"Trio
(with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt)"
Rainbow
White Limozeen
Home for Christmas
Eagle When She Flies
Slow Dancing with the Moon
"Honky Tonk Angels
(with Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette)"
Something Special
Treasures
Hungry Again
"Trio II
(with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt)"
Precious Memories
The Grass Is Blue
Little Sparrow
Halos & Horns
For God and Country
Those Were the Days
Backwoods Barbie
Better Day
Blue Smoke
Pure & Simple
I Believe in You
Sha-Kon-O-Hey! Land of Blue Smoke
A Real Live Dolly
"In Concert
(with Ronnie Milsap, Charley Pride, Chet Atkins, Gary Stewart and Jerry Reed)"
Heartsongs: Live from Home
Live and Well
Might have saved a lot of typing if you'd just put Dolly's entire discography.
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Re: Best Female albums

Post by Brianposh » 19 Mar 2020, 17:52

Islands in the Stream, with Kenny Rodgers
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Re: Best Female albums

Post by bristleposh » 19 Mar 2020, 18:06

Brianposh wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 17:52
Islands in the Stream, with Kenny Rodgers
Great track Brian but this WA about albums, that's on Dolly's Greatest Tits
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Re: Best Female albums

Post by trevormans » 19 Mar 2020, 18:35

bristleposh wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 18:06
Brianposh wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 17:52
Islands in the Stream, with Kenny Rodgers
Great track Brian but this WA about albums, that's on Dolly's Greatest Tits
She never had more than two

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Re: Best Female albums

Post by bristleposh » 19 Mar 2020, 18:39

trevormans wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 18:35
bristleposh wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 18:06
Brianposh wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 17:52
Islands in the Stream, with Kenny Rodgers
Great track Brian but this WA about albums, that's on Dolly's Greatest Tits
She never had more than two
Yea but what a two
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Re: Best Female albums

Post by bristleposh » 19 Mar 2020, 18:52

bristleposh wrote:
18 Mar 2020, 20:56


The good people of that board have put forward several suggestions a lot of which I have not had the pleasure of hearing but will endeavour to try some in the not to distant future
I started having a listen to a few, rather a lot of folk music, some very good tracks however. I realise different people have differing tastes, of the ones put forward we have punk, pop, folk, country, jazz, rock but no classical,
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Re: Best Female albums

Post by tonyp » 19 Mar 2020, 20:22

bristleposh wrote:
19 Mar 2020, 14:08
Might have saved a lot of typing if you'd just put Dolly's entire discography.
Yes but I might have only been putting in the ones I have in my collection.
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Re: Best Female albums

Post by bristleposh » 20 Mar 2020, 16:40

trevormans wrote:
18 Mar 2020, 22:35


Anything by Alison Krauss
Thank you, she did some lovely stuff.
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Re: Best Female albums

Post by trevormans » 23 Mar 2020, 19:58

No rita Coolidge?

Also doris day

Listen also to iris de ment (try our town or in spite of ourselves with jp)

Also maria callas (try vissi darte) for another level

And my father in law would be horrified if judy Garland and Bessie Smith and bella Fitzgerald were not on any list..

The reason why folk music predominates is because so much is acoustic largely because female voices are generally softer and less able to "dominate" an electric rock band

Notable exceptions being grace slick sandy denny Janis Joplin and the pretenders who could all hold their own

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